There are a variety of local restaurants throughout the Greater Idaho Falls area, offering cuisine familiar both to the West and around the world. We have compiled a short-list of 10 restaurants within proximity of the airport below.

A Street Soup Market

Soups, sandwiches, and salads abound at this local restaurant in Downtown Idaho Falls. The soup menu changes daily, giving restaurant goers a new taste every visit. Artisan breads are also available for purchase.

445 A St | 208-932-7039

Copper Rill

Experience Idaho Falls dining at its finest. Recommendations are highly recommended, so that you can ensure you will have the opportunity to try one of the pickings of the Copper Rill’s robust menu, including filet minion, fresh seafoods, and rendered duck breast.

415 River Pkwy | 208-529-5800


Voted the Best Overall in Idaho Falls Magazine’s 2022 Dining awards, it is easy to see why this restaurant is home to the top special occasions in East Idaho. Top of the line steak and seafoods paired with specialty drinks make for an unforgettable experience.

468 N Eastern Ave | 208-932-1082

Grandpa’s Southern BBQ

Open since 1975, Grandpa’s Southern BBQ is a local, award-winning establishment with a focus on delicious home-cooked foods and a cozy atmosphere. Lloyd Westbrook brings both Kentucky BBQ and southern hospitality to the table.

1540 W Broadway | 208-357-4724

Great Harvest Downtown Idaho Falls

Life does not get much better than a complimentary slice of bread with your meal. Enjoy bread fresh from the oven, custom sandwiches, soups, coffee, and a full array of sugary treats at this downtown bakery.

360 A St | 208-522-7444

Idaho’s Rib & Chop House

New to Idaho Falls, Idaho’s Rib and Chop House is already making a splash with its steaks and small tastes of Louisiana with their boudin balls and jambalaya. Their menu variety ensures there will be something for everyone who visits this establishment.

320 Memorial Dr | 208-701-6330

Mackenzie River Pizza, Grill & Pub

If you are a pizza fanatic, then you must stop by Mackenzie River. The restaurant, located in the scenic Snake River Landing, offers a variety of delicious pizzas, salads, sandwiches, and drinks.

1490 Milligan Rd | 208-932-2987

Pachanga’s Mexican Restaurant

Idaho Falls is known for its variety of Mexican restaurants, Pachanga’s topping the list as a local favorite. Authentic, made to order food makes for a happy line of customers, not to mention their famous margaritas.

435 A St | 208-522-1976

Smokin Fins

Seafood is always at the top of the list at Smokin Fins, their menu including items like sushi, crab, shrimp, and more. Steak, chicken, tacos, and salad thrill non-seafood lovers, as well as the fantastic drink menu.

370 Memorial Dr | 208-888-3467

The SnakeBite Restaurant

Fish tacos and gourmet burgers abound at this local downtown establishment. Currently, SnakeBite is only open during lunchtime hours, but it is worth arranging your schedule to get a taste for their local fare.

401 Park Ave | 208-525-2522

For more information about local eats, visit the social media pages of some of our local bloggers, including Visit Idaho Falls and East Idaho Foodies.